Boundary-pushing CIO with 8+ years of experience, skilled in leadership and drafting profitable IT strategy. Seeking to drive ROI for Todo Hotels & Resorts. At CLZI Properties, implemented consolidation of three corporate headquarters, driving yearly savings of $1.4M. Slashed security risks 70% by creating and guiding new least-privilege access policies. Saved $1.5 million in annual breach remediation costs.
June 2012–May 2019
Consolidated three corporate headquarters into a central facility. Saved $1.4M in redundant expenses.
Cut security risk by 70% by implementing company-wide Principle of Least Privilege policy. Saved $1.5M in yearly remediation.
Developed IT strategy for a business with $15M in annual revenue that grew revenue by $1.3M per year.
Led an Agile team of 12 IT managers and 42 IT specialists.
Jan 2010–May 2012
Developed proprietary ERP system that worked with internal legacy software. Saved 800 employee-hours per week by automating small but frequently-performed tasks.
Created IT budgets for company that freed up $750,000 per year for R&D, resulting in the creation of 3 new programs with 30%+ profit margins.
2005–2009 Texas Tech University
Masters in Business Administration
Maintained 4.0 average in all IT classes.
Worked on a project to rebuild the school IT department’s computer system.
Hard skills: Creating IT strategy, Agile, ERP development, Budgeting
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